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Oaxaca loves it’s music and there are numerous venues to enjoy the many different types of music. In Oaxaca nightlife is perhaps a bit more subdued than other Mexican cities, but features a diversity that should satisfy the desires of most travelers.

Discos, salsa clubs, jazz and piano bars, extravagant Guelaguetza shows combined with the many restaurants that feature live music are yours to enjoy in Oaxaca.

There is enough entertainment located within the Centro Historico district that you should be able to satisfy of your needs without going too far. In Oaxaca you can find high quality entertainment, in the form of live musical performances, even on the streets and in the Zócalo.

Schedules and forms of entertainment change often, call ahead to verify the entertainment being presented, schedule and cover charge, if any.

Acapulco Nightlife Directory

Name Entertainment Telephone Address
Azukar Live Rock & Salsa 513-1170 H. Escuela Naval Militar 103, Reforma
Candela Live Salsa 514-2010 Murguía 413, Centro
ENG Disco 515-1500, ext. 254 Calzada Porfirio Díaz 102-B, Reforma
El Patio Grande Live Dance Music 501-0364 Hidalgo 412, Centro Histórico
El Piano y El Sofa Blues/Jazz N/A 20 de Noviembe, Centro
Freebar DJ 514-3834 Matamoros 100C, Centro
Hipótests Cafe Piano Bar 514-7408 Morelos 511 A, Centro Histórico
La Divina Rock 582-0508 Adolfo Gurion 104, Centro Histórico
La Historia Live Rock 516-5927 Melchor Ocampo 104, Centro
La Tentación Salsa/Merengue 514-9521 Matamoros 101, Centro
Salon Central Salsa/Mambo 501-1337 Hidalgo 302, Centro

Restaurants with Entertainment

Name Entertainment Telephone Address
Casa de Cartera Guelaguetza Show 514-7585 Murguía 102, Centro Histórico
Catedral Tropical 516-3285 García Vigil 105, Centro Histórico
Colibrí Live/Various 515-8087 Calz. Héroes de Chapultepec 903, Reforma
Del Jardín Marimba 516-2092 Portal de Flores 10, Centro Histórico
El Asador Vasco Romantic 514-4755 Portal de Flores 10, Centro Histórico
El Pescador Live/Various 516-5091 Miguel Cabrera 510, Centro Histórico
El Sagrario Live/Various 514-0303 Valdivieso 120, Centro Histórico
El Sol y La Luna Tropical Rhythms 514-8069 Reforma 502, Centro Histórico
La Fonda de Santo Domingo Live/Romantic 514-8924 5 de Mayo 411, Centro Histórico
Las Campanas Live/Romantic 520-0187 Iturbide 100, San Felipe del Agua
Madre Tierra Live/Various 516-7798 5 de Mayo 411, Centro Histórico
Playa Cangrejo Live/Various 516-6413 Dolores 113, Centro
Rincón Zapoteco Live/Romantic 515-0129 Violetas 121, Reforma